POLICE RESOURCES CASE

Hanover Park resident: “There comes the army, there goes the army”

Nearly nine months after the army was deployed to the Cape Flats, what has changed?

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13 March 2020

Court rules that allocation of police in Western Cape is discriminatory

Victory for Social Justice Coalition may result in poorer areas getting more officers

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14 December 2018

Police system unintentionally discriminates, argues civil society lawyer

Advocate for Social Justice Coalition defends expert witness

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16 February 2018

Here’s how unfairly police are distributed

Suburbs like Sea Point, Claremont and Camps Bay have far more officers per resident than Nyanga. Why?

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17 January 2018

Police say crime, not its policies, affect the poor

Judge quotes constitution to police: it’s their duty to prevent, combat and investigate crime

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1 December 2017

Policing system discriminates against black women, court told

Police claim to favour poor communities, but judge says results paint a different picture

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30 November 2017

Court hears black communities get inferior police services

Civil society organisations want a declaration that the allocation of officers in the Western Cape is discriminatory

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29 November 2017

Protesters demand equal distribution of police officers

Case on SAPS resources will be heard next week

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22 November 2017